With Cinco de Mayo 2013 quickly coming up this Sunday, May 5, you can bet a ton of great bars, clubs, music venues, restaurants, and more in the St. Petersburg/Clearwater area are gearing up to celebrate this annual Mexican holiday.  Read on and discover some of the best 2013 Cinco de Mayo events in St. Petersburg and Clearwater, Florida.

2013 Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Red Mesa Cantina - The renowned Red Mesa Cantina in Downtown St. Pete is hosting one of the biggest Cinco de Mayo celebrations in the city on Sunday, May 5.  Head out for live music from the Roberto de Bourg Band (4 p.m. - 8 p.m.) and Jeremy Thomas Band (9 p.m. - 1 a.m.) as well as Cantina Bar Specials like $5 Corona Light drafts, Cabo Wabo Shots $6, Cabo Wabo Cadillac Margaritas $8

Cinco de Mayo Sunday Beach Party 2013 at Shephard's - The one and only Shephard's Backyard Tiki Bar on Clearwater Beach will do it big with a wild and fun beach party kicking off at on 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 5.  This beachfront celebration will feature live DJ music from Manufactured Superstars, Solodisco, and DJ STAR as well as drink specials throughout the day including $1 drinks from 1 to 6 p.m., $5 Grey Goose and Bacardi drinks, and $5 Patron and Bomb shots.

Casa Tina's 2 day Cinco de Mayo Festival - Casa Tina in Dunedin is doing it big for Cinco de Mayo 2013 with a two-day celebration taking place on Saturday and Sunday, May 4-5.  Their 21st annual Cinco Party and street Fiesta wil feature the 13 piece salsa band Orqesta Infinidad playing both nights as well as Salsa lessons by Simone Salsa and more!

Cinco De Mayo at Taps & Tequila - Downtown St. Petersburg's Taps & Tequila will host a massive Cinco de Mayo celebration kicking off at 8 a.m. on Sunday, May 5.  There will be a mariachi band performing, 97X broadcasting live from 12 to 3 p.m. with Fisher as well as $12 Corona buckets, $12 Sneaky Ritas, and $5 donations for Chihuahua races outside of the bar with proceeds benefitting the Humane Society.

Cinco De Mayo 2013 at Bishop Tavern - Bring your festive Cinco de Mayo attire down to Bishop Tavern on Sunday, May 5 for a free shot.  In addition, this Downtown St. Pete bar will also have a pinata smash, $2 drinks from 5 to 9 p.m. downstairs in the tavern, and more.

Partying on the other side of the bay this Cinco de Mayo?  Check out our guide to some of the Best 2013 Cinco de Mayo Parties in Tampa.